Deforestation making Indonesia warmer

In the past decades, large areas of forest in Sumatra, Indonesia have been replaced by cash crops like oil palm and rubber plantations. New...

Reduced impact logging still harms biodiversity in tropical rainforests

More than 403 million hectares of tropical forests worldwide have been earmarked for timber concessions with selective logging a common economic activity. The Brazilian...

DNA barcoding technology helping monitor health of all-important boreal forest

The boreal forest is essential to Canada and the world, storing carbon, purifying water and air and regulating climate. But keeping tabs on the...